Adjunct Faculty (Section Leaders) – Online Master of Accounting Program

The College Of William Mary
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Part time
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Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number P1073W

Role Title PT Instruct/Lecturer Position Title Adjunct Faculty (Section Leaders) – Online Master of Accounting Program Position Summary

The Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary is recruiting a pool of adjunct faculty (Section Leaders) to lead one or more 7.5-week course sections within the Online Master of Accounting (OMAcc) program: https: //

Section Leaders serve a vital role within the Online MAcc program and are valued members of the Raymond A. Mason School of Business and the William & Mary community. Under the supervision of the Master Teacher, Section Leaders facilitate their assigned course section(s) by posting course announcements, engaging in discussion boards, offering weekly office hours, responding to student inquiries, monitoring student progress, grading student assignments, and providing students with substantive, timely feedback.

Position duties include:

  • Maintain frequent and open communication with William & Mary faculty and staff through email, mail, telephone, and any other medium deemed appropriate.
  • Complete online instructor orientation and technology training before teaching online for the Mason School and complete continuing training each year after.
  • Complete all training and paperwork required by William & Mary and/or the Mason School.
  • Review and follow university, school, and program policies.
  • Review course syllabus, content, activities, and assignments prior to the term start date.
  • Coordinate course activities with the Master Teacher.
  • Adhere to the course design, instructional and grading guidelines, and due dates.
  • Post a Welcome announcement the first day the course opens to students that includes a brief introduction, your contact information, office hours details, and course expectations.
  • Post a minimum of two weekly announcements communicating upcoming deadlines and other relevant information.
  • Respond to student inquiries within 24 hours.
  • Provide students with timely, personalized, and substantive feedback on graded assignment submissions.
  • Grade assignments and exams in a timely manner based on the instructions/rubrics provided by the Master Teacher (48 – 72 hours).
  • Introduce yourself and respond to each student's first-level (primary) post in the M0: Introduce Yourself discussion forum during the first week of the course.
  • Monitor and participate in weekly discussion boards.
  • Offer weekly virtual office hours for individual or group consultation and communicate this information through announcements and the course calendar.
  • Monitor student progress and notify the Master Teacher and Student Success Coordinator(s) when a student is unresponsive or at risk of failing.
  • Contact the Master Teacher with Honor Code policy questions, concerns, and/or suspected violations.
  • Meet weekly with the Master Teacher during regularly scheduled calls throughout the course.
  • Submit final grades to the Master Teacher according to William & Mary and Mason School grading policies and the Online Programs calendar.
  • Submit Section Leader end-of-semester feedback and reflection form.
  • Section Leaders typically spend 15 to 20 hours per week on the duties listed above.

    Selected candidates must demonstrate proficiency using the learning management system and knowledge of applicable policies and procedures by completing all required training and orientation activities prior to the term start date.

    For full consideration, submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references by the review date. You may also upload evidence of your teaching effectiveness and communication skills using the “Other Doc” option.

    Required Qualifications

    Please ensure your cover letter and CV clearly indicate how you meet the following required qualifications:

  • Master's degree in accounting or a closely related field.
  • Significant expertise and relevant professional and/or instructional experience in the subject matter.
  • Experience providing instruction to adult learners in an academic or corporate setting.
  • Demonstrated excellence communicating and collaborating in digital environments.
  • Demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment for a diverse student population.
  • Demonstrated commitment to upholding William & Mary's historic reputation for academic excellence and innovation.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Please ensure your cover letter and CV clearly indicate whether you meet any of the preferred qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in accounting.
  • Active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license.
  • Demonstrated excellence teaching adult learners in a professional degree program.
  • Experience providing online instruction.
  • Enthusiasm for delivering education in an online mode.
  • Proficiency using video conferencing technologies and web-based collaboration platforms.
  • Experience using Canvas or a similar learning management system.
  • Conditions of Employment

    Department 3LZ500 OLP - MAC Location William & Mary Job Open Date 01/19/2023 Review Begin Date 02/19/2023 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Adjunct Special Application Instructions

    The Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary is recruiting a pool of applicants for possible part-time adjunct teaching opportunities. This pool will be reviewed only when an opening arises and will collect applications on an ongoing basis. Your application package will remain active as long as the pool position is available but no more than one year from the original posting date of the opening. After the pool closes and if you are still interested, you must reapply to the most current adjunct pool position available in your area of interest. Only those applications selected for an interview will be contacted about the opportunity.

    Background Check Statement

    William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

    EEO Statement

    William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

    Benefits Summary Statement

    William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

    Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to: https: // www.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What graduate degree(s) do you hold and what is the name of the institution(s) that issued it?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have previous experience providing instruction to adult learners in an academic or corporate setting?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you hold a Doctoral or Master's degree in accounting or a closely related field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have relevant professional and/or instructional experience in accounting or a closely related field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please indicate the subject(s) in which you have expertise from the list below: • Financial Accounting • Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation • Cost & Managerial Accounting • Taxation • Audit • Accounting Analytics
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Doc
  • Other 2
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